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Optoma PICO PK201

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews of Optoma PICO PK201. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The size and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Optoma PICO PK201 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Optoma PICO PK201

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Optoma PICO PK201 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and usability, but some have doubts about the reliability.

image quality, usability, noise

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60% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Optoma PICO PK201

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 user reviews of Optoma PICO PK201 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Comments about the noise and design are generally positive. The price and image quality are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the reliability, while there are some mixed comments about the usability.

size, image quality, price, design, noise

reliability

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Anthony Arrigo (projectorreviews.com)

Optoma PK201

 

The Optoma PK201 is a modestly bright Pico projector producing 20 lumens in its brightest mode. Not a lot of power, but this unit doesn't dissapoint even though the brightness is on the low side. I should state that most projectors that run under just...

Higher resolution than most Picos at 854x480 ; Has a microSD card slot for loading presentation slides ; Accepts HDMI Has a USB port to read files from ; Project up to a 70 inch image ; AVI, MOV, MP4, 3GP (Common video formats are converted using...

Not very bright at 20 lumens and does not get any brighter when plugged into AC ; Battery lasts only about an hour ; Requires some files to be converted by the Optoma software in order to playback from projectors internal memory ; Not as price...

Dark environments with no ambient light for best viewing

Sep, 2010

Expert review by (projectorcentral.com)

Optoma Pico PK201 Review

 

A full feature set with with a crisp and saturated image make the PK201 pico pocket projector a great alternative for mobile presentation. Excellent Value!

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Optoma PK201

 

If you're after a projector that fits into your pocket as easily as an iPhone, this is well worth considering.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Andy Betts (smartphonedaily.co.uk)

Optoma Pico Pocket Projector PK201 review

 

The PK201 comes with several input methods, including Composite, VGA and Mini HDMI, enabling you to use content from products ranging from an iPhone (with a non-supplied adapter) to a TV or games system. In addition you can simply pop in an microSD...

The display stretches to a massive 70”, with WVGA resolution, theoretically enabling the device to be used as a portable cinema system. However in practice we found the image is not bright enough to work at that size.

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Not bright enough to be useful

 

While it's very light weight and full of features, the bulb is not bright enough to be useful.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Road Warriors Must Have Tool

 

I an a consultant on construction projects. The areas I do presentations in are remote and often primitive. One less bag to get through customs and throwing a projection up on a cramped construction trailer wall is what this device seems to be made for.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Bright little projector

 

I bought PKA21 (which is PK201+iPod video cable) other webs site, but I mainly use this projector with internal movie player.Very bright screen but screen size is small, which is no issue for me. Work best in dark, but still projected image can bee...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Love it!

 

I love it because of its size and convenience for use in a classroom setting.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Nice and small, but not all it's cracked up to be

 

Good: Small, low power consumption, good input options including micro usb.Bad: 1) The software it comes with to convert video files to a format it can play doesn't work - hangs up the computer. Use video editing software to convert to iPod format. 2)...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

awsome toy

 

I love this little gadget. You can virtually hook it up to anything.

Apr, 2011
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